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Bereft of leading questions or heavy-handed suggestions, The Truffle Hunters allows introspection and asks the viewer to come up with their own conclusions.‘The Truffle Hunters’ Will Pique Your Appetite and Push You to Dig a Little Deeper|Elissa Suh|March 5, 2021|Eater
A carefully posed, leading question is one way to help someone that leaves the reins in the right person’s hands.Carolyn Hax: Mom married a jerk, but never let it be said that she raised one|Carolyn Hax|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Groups like CAIR and leading intellectuals and imams have been denouncing acts like these for years.
He also bragged about earning a PhD, a point Smerconish did not question.
She narrowed her eyes, bit her lip as if to chew over the question, and whisked some stray blond hairs away from her face.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Her post-crown fame, though, only further begs the question: Why has there not been another Jewish Miss America since 1945?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.Children's Ways|James Sully
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
British Dictionary definitions for leading question
Cultural definitions for leading question
An unfair question that is designed to guide the respondent: “You were drunk the night of the accident, weren't you, Mr. Norris?”
Idioms and Phrases with leading question
A question worded so as to elicit particular information or a particular answer, as in When are you selling the business? This example assumes that the person is going to sell the business, an action that may not have been established or revealed. This expression originated with a specific meaning in law, that is, “a question that guides a witness toward a desired answer.” In court, this practice is called leading a witness and is forbidden. [Mid-1800s]